Monday, September 05 2011 wpf
Looking for a way to databind to a paragraph of text in WPF, I first learnt about FlowDocuments, then about Run and how it doesn’t support databinding. Further consultation with Professor Google led me to Scott Hanselman’s The Weekly Source Code 40 where I found links telling me how to make binding work.
Monday, September 05 2011 admin
I have to figure that the spam arriving on this site comes either from a clever automated process or from people who are too dumb to realise their efforts are useless.
Tuesday, September 06 2011 random
After my recent presentation at the recent Tech Ed conference in Auckland, I’ve spent a little time reflecting on the feedback received and identifying some lessons learnt. I thought that blogging these might prove useful for others as they work towards their conference debut.
Thursday, September 08 2011 wpf
Working on a side project, I started getting a very odd persistent error. Placing a user control onto a window using the Visual Studio designer gave an error dialog “Provide value on ‘System.Windows.Markup.StaticResourceHolder’ threw an exception.” Hand coding the Xaml for the user control gave the same error:
Tuesday, September 13 2011 visual-studio
Here’s a Visual Studio tip that falls into the category of “obvious once you know it” …
Wednesday, September 14 2011 tips
While writing a windows service, I created a console version for debugging use. I wanted this console to display all
the logging, in real time, so I could see things were working. A bit of a search revealed that
was the desired class, so I added code to set things up.
Tuesday, September 27 2011 random
I’ve just acquired a new phone - an LG C900k Windows Phone 7 device. It’s awesome and I’m having a lot of fun with it. It’s not the only mobile computing device I have, just the newest, so I thought a comparative review was in order between it and the oldest mobile computing device I have, my Cambridge Z88.